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Job Category:

Healthcare Economics



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Senior Healthcare Data Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 12/12/2018

This Healthcare Economics Analyst is responsible for supporting research and investigation of key business problems through quantitative analyses of utilization and healthcare cost data. The Analyst provides data in support of financial, utilization, and actuarial analyses; develops and maintains standard processes and identifies potential areas for improved efficiency of established processes; and supports ad hoc and POC analyses.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Collects and understands historical data
  • Extracts, aggregates, and performs quality assurance on applicable data from multiple sources and tables for purposes of root cause analysis
  • Identifies solutions for non-standard requests and problems
  • Solves moderately complex problems and/or conducts moderately complex analysis
  • Translates business processes into standard data processes
  • Works with analytics team to identify areas of opportunity to drive improved efficiency
  • Communicates results to relevant audiences
  • Provides ongoing communications on project status, results, and conclusions

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or Healthcare, or equivalent experience 3+ years of experience working in an Enterprise Data Warehouse environment or multiple source data warehouse Experience using SQL query techniques to access databases; Intermediate to advanced level skills Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in large complex data sets from multiple sources
  • SSIS; Intermediate to advanced level skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills, including ability to present ideas and concepts effectively
  • Healthcare industry experience, ideally analyzing healthcare/claims data

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.



Job keywords: claims, data, analyst, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, SQL, SSIS, Enterprise Data Warehouse

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